Hands-On With Knockout City, the Multiplayer Dodgeball Game From the Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit Developers

For their debut title, Velan Studios partnered with Nintendo to bring Mario Kart into your home with Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit. Their next game is a completely original vision, being published under the EA Originals banner. Knockout City takes dodgeball and makes it a little bit more extreme, while cultivating unique gameplay ideas that …

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Nintendo Switch Direct February 2021 Ports Recap

The Nintendo’s Switch library just keeps growing. During a recent Nintendo Direct announcement reel, Nintendo revealed that several fan-favorite titles from yesteryear are making their way over to Nintendo’s beloved console/handheld. Here’s a quick breakdown of what’s coming to a Switch near you soon. Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout – “Participate in a variety of obstacle courses …

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Square Enix Envisions Five More Years of Content for Final Fantasy XIV, Aiming for 30 Million Registered Players

Final Fantasy XIV will be getting at least another five years of content if the game’s audience continues to grow in the way it’s doing right now. According to the Washington Post, with 20 million registered players and that number growing all the time, developer and publisher Square Enix won’t rest on their laurels until …

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Stubbs the Zombie in Rebel Without a Pulse comes to life on PlayStation March 16

The year was 2005. The game was Stubbs the Zombie in Rebel Without a Pulse. The console? Not the PlayStation 2… whoops. 15 years later, Aspry would like to make things right the best way we know how: reanimating that classic on PlayStation 4 and 5. Better late than never, right? For the authentic 2005 …

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Visual puzzle The Catacombs Of Solaris Revisited is out now

Ian MacLarty’s original Catacombs Of Solaris was a weird maze of bright colors and visual tricks in which the only real objective was to find your favorite room. Or least hated room, perhaps. The Catacombs Of Solaris Revisited is an updated version that’s slightly easier on the eyes but likely no easier on the brain.

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Starbreeze Manages to Reduce Its Losses, but Still Needs a Publisher for Payday 3 to Survive

Starbreeze is the latest company to reveal its financial results for 2020, and while the news isn’t exactly positive, it’s not completely doom and gloom either. The company has managed to reduce its losses when compared to 2019 despite declining sales. However, if the company doesn’t manage to find a publisher for Payday 3 soon, …

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Microsoft’s FPS Boost Will Massively Speed Up Older Xbox Titles

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Backward compatibility has been a major feature of the Xbox Series X and Series S. Microsoft has emphasized it more than Sony, with an extended effort to make Xbox 360 and Xbox One games playable on the Xbox Series X. …

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Overcooked! All You Can Eat Arriving Next Month on PS4, Cross-Platform Multiplayer Coming Soon

Overcooked! All You Can Eat was initially released on PS5 and Xbox Series X/S. Containing the Overcooked! and Overcooked! 2 base games as well as all DLC and updates, it was the definitive package for players on the latest generation of consoles who’d never tried the popular co-op games before. Now the collection is also …

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Microsoft Reveals Xbox Backwards Compatibility FPS Boost For Select Games

Backwards compatibility is a feature that Xbox fans enjoyed with the previous generation and that play on nostalgia carried beautifully into the current-gen with the Xbox Series X/S. To make this perk even better (beyond never having to leave old favorites behind), Microsoft has revealed a new feature with FPS Boost.  Xbox senior program manager …

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Destiny 2 Presage Exotic Quest | How to complete The Voice on the Other Side for Dead Man’s Tale

A secret exotic has been teased for Destiny 2’s Season of the Chosen since it was announced, and many were speculating when we’d finally get a chance to get our hands on something new. Not many Guardians guessed we’d get the Presage Quest in just the second week of content though! Dead Man’s Tale is …

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The Nintendo Switch Online NES and SNES games have now been updated

As promised the new Nintendo Switch Online games are now available to play for Switch Online subscribers. The Nintendo Entertainment System game for this month is Fire ’n Ice and the Super Nintendo games are Psycho Dream, DOOMSDAY WARRIOR, and Prehistorik Man. If you open the app on your Switch system they should appear in …

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Google Told Stadia Developers They Were Making ‘Great Progress,’ Then Fired Them

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Google’s decision to kill Stadia’s game development and shut down its studio came as a surprise to everyone, especially its employees. A leaked email shows that that the VP of Stadia and general manager Phil Harrison sent an email on …

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Announcing the latest new update, Companions, for No Man’s Sky

Hello everyone, our tiny team is excited to let you know that our first free update for 2021, the Companions update, is available to download from today, free for both PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 players. The creatures you find on alien planets in No Man’s Sky have always been a highlight for us. Ever …

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Natsuki Chronicles brings slick side-scrolling shooter action to PlayStation on February 18

Hello PlayStation fans! I’m honoured to be here today to talk about Natsuki Chronicles, which is out on PlayStation 4 February 18. Natsuki Chronicles is an old-school bullet hell side-scrolling shooter with slick visuals, fast-paced gameplay and some innovative new gameplay and narrative hooks that revitalise this classic genre.  We work for boutique japanese studio …

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Tales From The Borderlands, the best Borderlands game, is back in stores

After being pulled from store virtuashelves in 2019 following the demise of Telltale Games, Tales From The Borderlands finally returned to sale to today. It’s an episodic story spin-off from Gearbox’s looter shooters, and both better and funnier than the source material. If you already owned it, hey, you still owned it anyway. But if you missed it, now you can get in.

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This Week’s Super Mario Bros. 35 Event Serves Up A Course-Limited Special Battle

Super Mario Bros. 35’s delisting gets ever closer, but Nintendo isn’t letting up just yet with its Battle Royale platformer. While we await tonight’s much-anticipated Nintendo Direct, it has revealed Super Mario Bros. 35’s next event. Going live on February 19th, this week brings us a “course-limited special battle”, giving players 400 seconds to start …

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Rocket League updated to version 1.93 (patch notes)

Rocket League, the free-to-play cross platform title from Psyonix, has been updated to version 1.93 and the developer has released the patch notes for the update. It’s mainly concerning two-factor authorisation and the patch brings some bug fixes to the title too which should make the experience a little smoother. We’ve included the patch notes …

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The Future of Game Accessibility on Xbox

Passion for game accessibility has grown exponentially among developers and gamers alike in the past decade. According to the ESA Foundation, there are nearly 46 million gamers with disabilities in the U.S. in the U.S. alone, so we’re heartened to see that game developers are actively seeking out resources that guide inclusive game design to …

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